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Mechanical Estimator

Mechanical Estimator

Mechanical Estimator

Job Category

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Job Industry

Construction & Trades

Job Location

Castlebar, Connacht

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Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a growing Mechanical and Electrical Engineering company in Mayo to recruit a Mechanical Estimator.

Our client who have projects across Industrial, Healthcare, Commercial, Residential and pharmaceutical have undergone significant growth in the last number of years and are passionate about providing the highest standards through honest, hard work and commitment to quality. Their work and commitment has been recognised by the Irish construction Industry with nominations in the Large Sub-Contrator section and also receiving an award at eh NISO Awards for ‘Driving for work Award’, and the ‘Consistent High Achiever Award’.

With this in mind, our client are seeking a motivated and experienced Mechanical Estimator who will join a dynamic team. The role will offer an opportunity to work as part of a high achieving team with excellent career progression opportunities.

Role Requirements:

  • Produce estimates and costs plans for multiple complex projects
  • Assess tender documentation requirements and present tender launch proposals
  • Identify resources to complete the bid
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities
  • Compile comprehensive analytical net cost estimates for works including preliminary items in line with the Company’s standards to win work
  • Liaise regularly with construction planners, design managers, bid managers, consultants, and our supply chain to deliver innovative solutions and tender proposals
  • Present net cost tenders for internal adjudication
  • Conversion of estimates to tender submission
  • Handover of successful tender information such that operational teams are suitably briefed
  • Participate in post tender negotiations with Clients to secure individual projects
  • Bi-monthly review of tendering rates to ensure they are inline with current market value


  • Ideally 2 years + experience in a similar role would be an advantage
  • Relevant 3rd level qualification (preferable but not essential)
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and use of programs specific to this role


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